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John McLean hides the declines

John Mclean has a reply to Lewandowsky at the Drum where he proves once and for all that he has no clue, with comments like: If the SOI accounts for short-term variation then logically it also accounts for long-term variation. and We show a relationship going back to the 1950s. Isn’t that long enough for…

Cartergate

James Annan writes that their paper debunking McLean, De Freitas and Carter has been published and: Amusingly, the comment will be published alone, without the customary Reply. Why? Because…McLean et al couldn’t muster a reply that was publishable (and not for want of trying, either – it was simply rejected). I’m sure Energy and Environment…

It’s only taken two weeks to go from the blog posts shredding McLean et al to a paper submitted to the Journal of Geophysical Research. The authors are G. Foster, J. D. Annan, P. D. Jones, M. E. Mann, B. Mullan, J. Renwick, J. Salinger, G. A. Schmidt, and K. E. Trenberth and the abstract…

Ahh McLean, you’ve done it again

John McLean, the guy who kept guiding Andrew Bolt off cliffs, has this time taken Bob Carter and Chris de Freitas with him. As tamino explains, they say that recent warming trends can be attributed to natural variation, but their analysis removed the trend from the data. See also McLean’s defence and Robert Grumbine’s lucid…

Blue moon at the Australian

Wednesday was an unusual day at the Australian, with two pro-science pieces published. First, Leigh Dayton, their science writer, raises some scientific objections to Ian Plimer’s book. Plimer will, no doubt, continued to deny the existence of these problems: Plimer also repeats the inaccurate “fact” that the global warming peaked in 1998. Yes, it was…